House Sitting in Oakwood, Richmond, VA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

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Confirmed 4th of July Availability
1. Cody

I've always been an animal lover!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Cody was awesome and I will definitely call on him again! He took very good care of my two dogs and house while I was away for a weekend. He stayed in touch... (more)"

2. Felicia

Groomer and Trainer= loving pup pro

Edgewood, Richmond, VA, 23222

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Felicia did a great job taking care of our two dogs and two cats! She sent lots of photos and updates which, being a crazy pet mom, I totally appreciated. Ev... (more)"

3. Chandler

Young, energetic, ready to go

Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Really liked meeting Chandler and then having him stay at our house with our pets. He was easy to communicate with, flexible, and I trusted his experience. O... (more)"

4. Bree

Your pet's new BFF

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We cannot recommend Bree enough! She is so sweet and responsible and took such wonderful take of our two old guys. She comes prepared when you meet her, taki... (more)"

5. Kelley

The Mary Poppins of the Pet-Set!

The Diamond, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting

"Kelley was great with my critters - two dogs & one terrible cat. I think she might have even made friends with the cat, which is a near-impossible task. I wi... (more)"

6. Jonathan

Motivated, caring, animal sitter

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonathan was amazing! It was the first time that I left my babies with someone other than family for an extended amount of time and I was nervous, he came to... (more)"

7. Elizabeth

Let me treat your dog like my own!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Elizabeth is wonderful with my dog! Winnie is just a year old now and has loved Elizabeth from day one. Elizabeth manages to balance fun and play time while ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
8. Lauren

Nurse who loves animals!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lauren for over five years and she is a very realiable, smart, and honest person. She has taken care of my cats on multiple occassions and she h... (more)"

9. Marlowe

Active PT student, dog FANATIC

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marlowe did an incredible job sitting for my babies and my house. She is conscientious, thorough, communicative, and responsible. She sent pictures throughou... (more)"

10. Allison

Love to see each dog's personality!

Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison is known to her peers and former employers as an extremely reliable and focused individual. I truly believe she is an asset to whomever she is workin... (more)"

11. Amber Edmondson

Highly Qualified Pet Sitter

Fulton, Richmond, VA, 23231

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"It was an absolute pleasure to work with Amber! She is definitely a natural with animals. She sent daily updates and took incredible care our dogs and home w... (more)"

12. Bekka

Home full-time

Carver, Richmond, VA, 23220

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bekka B is an awesome caregiver for pets. She has a great connection with pets of all types. Spending time with dogs is one of the great joys in her life and... (more)"

13. Alexis

Dog’s are a girls bestfriend :)

Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Alexis for more than 15 years and she is one of the most dependable people I know. I have seen her care for children and pets alike. They both l... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
14. Shelby

Animal lover ready to help you!

Old Town Manchester, Richmond, VA, 23224

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shelby was absolutely wonderful! Our dog is nervous around new people and doesn't always do so well when we go away. She was patient and worked with his need... (more)"

15. Kelsey

Let me love your pup like my own!!

Upper Shockoe Valley, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I just moved to Richmond maybe three weeks when I landed in the hospital needing surgery. I contacted Kelsey and told her my situation. I was more worried th... (more)"

16. Aprell

Fur mommy looking to share the love

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Aprell is amazing!! She loved my dog as if he was her own! She keep me updated and maintained the line of communication at all times. Aprell is very nice, p... (more)"

17. Bethany

I love all dogs and love to play!

Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bethany is fantastic with animals, especially dogs. She is one of the most responsible people that I know and always delivers on what she promises. Bethany g... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
18. Taylor

Dog lover and walk lover

Union Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Throughout my life I have loved pets and have make them a passion of mine. One of my favorite jobs was a bather at a pet store and I got to be with... (more)

19. Sarah Jean

The Wonderful Wizard of Paws! :)

Church Hill North, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Sarah Jean is the best sitter we have ever experienced. She is gentle, thorough, kind and thoughtful in all aspects of her work. From the attentive care to o... (more)"

20. Amber

Free Nose Kisses!

Church Hill, Richmond, VA, 23223

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber did a great job. I have an 17 year old Akita mix and he needs lots of attention. (more)"

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4) Enjoy your trip

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